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Introducing YE! A Jagun Story: Watch Trailer Now

November 2, 2022

Jagun Fly Productions and Shocklee Entertainment are thrilled to announce YE! A Jagun Story, a powerful cinematic and immersive sound collaboration between Nigerian-American filmmaker John Oluwole ADEkoje and Hank Shocklee to be released next year. Starring Dakore Egbuson- Akande (Castle & Castle on Netflix, Isoken) and Tony Okungbowa. YE! is the origin story of Stellar (Egbuson-Akande), the future leader of the Ajumose, a covert, celestial league of brilliant women who use ancestral memory to reconstruct the colonized minds of black people throughout the diaspora. After her family is brutally murdered by child soldiers, the Ajumose guide Stellar as she seeks to avenge them. When she finally locates their killer, she makes a devastating decision that changes both of their lives forever.

According to ADEkoje, YE! is the first installment of a new independent African film trilogy “wherein a brilliant and consequently resilient diaspora create a universe of superheroes and adversaries firmly rooted in realistic human character traits in a franchise designed by and intended for all black people.”

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